Category: Science

Drone Helped Crews Fight the South Fork Fire

Realization of a need and quick thinking by crews fighting the South Fork Fire last year led to the

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The Lyell Glacier has Stopped Moving

The Lyell Glacier in Yosemite National Park. Photo by Fred Sharples via Flickr. Conspiracy theorists will yell "there's no such

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Frazil Ice is Back!

I can't say every year because I haven't been following it's appearance long enough to say every year but,

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inside glacier - Yosemite Nature Notes Episode 19 Glaciers - 2010

They Made Yosemite – Glaciers! (video)

Glaciers are undoubtedly the force that shaped what we know today as Yosemite and, even though they’re shrinking, they’re

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How’s the Water

Lots of people are asking how the rivers are flowing in Yosemite. Well now there's a pretty cool way

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The Occupation of Mount Conness

The other day I watched an episode of Huell Howser's California's Gold about the Conness Glacier on PBS. Unfortunately

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What’s the most important tree in Yosemite Valley?

Could this be the most important tree in Yosemite Valley? Photo by Dale Carlson. What's the most important tree in

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One Mans Lake is Another Mans Text Book

Most visitors to Yosemite see Siesta Lake as a picturesque spot to stop and stretch your legs along the

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Star Bright, Star Light, First Star I See Tonight

Photo courtesy NPS. One of the things I hear from people who've just experienced their first night in Yosemite is,

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Smmmmokin!

So if you've been up to Yosemite the last few days and have been wondering why the Valley is

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